Bill Bleil leaving too?

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  1. CyFan61

    CyFan61 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe, maybe not:

     
  2. Ry4Cy

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    Well ****
     
  3. UNIGuy4Cy

    UNIGuy4Cy Well-Known Member

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    CW said the other day on KXnO, he has heard we have not seen the last firing on offense.
     
  4. snowcraig2.0

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    To me, Bleil was one that should have been on the chopping block just as much as Pope. I wonder if his not being fired yet was a personal favor from CPR knowing that he planned to apply for this job?
     
  5. UNIGuy4Cy

    UNIGuy4Cy Well-Known Member

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    I believe Sturdy and Klenakis will be the only remaining guys on staff and the new OC will have his choice of the other two positions.
     
  6. Luth4Cy

    Luth4Cy Well-Known Member

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    This doesn't surprise me. CPR understands that a new OC will want to bring in some of his guys, and while that doesn't necessarily mean he's forcing Bleil out, it certainly makes me wonder.
     
  7. Cycsk

    Cycsk Well-Known Member

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    Is it typical for a position like this to have 50+ applicants? Do lots of assistant coaches apply for multiple positions each year to keep their careers moving forward and "just in case"?
     
  8. CyCloned

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    Well, that will make all you guys calling for his head happy. Not a huge fan of what he has done at ISU, but I do get a little concerned about making a too many changes in the coaching staff right when the recruiting season is heating up. Have to trust that CPR has a plan, and new coaches will be starting soon.
     
  9. bellzisu

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    He's applying for a head coaching position correct??? Maybe that's what he wants to do with his career.

    I love how everyone called for "big Changes", even for the head coach to be fired. Now we are concerned what it will do to the recruiting class.

    Can't have it both ways people....
     
  10. tejasclone

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    I have no insight whatsoever, but college coaching seems like an intensely volatile industry to be a part of. I wouldn't be surprised if there's a fair number of people keeping job applications in circulation because you just never know what's going to be around the corner.
     
  11. CycloneErik

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    Would applying for an FBS job be considered a case of moving forward?
     
  12. Judoka

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    Hire him North Dakota! Pretty please!
     
  13. isufbcurt

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    To become a Head Coach, YES it would.
     
  14. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    I'd think that getting a head coaching job in FCS would be a step up for an FBS position coach. Especially since Bliel isn't exactly a rising star so going FCS would probably be his only chance to be a head coach.

    There are multiple routes up the ranks in coaching. New head coaches at BCS schools tend to be either BCS coordinators or non-BCS (but FBS) head coaches. For example.
     
  15. Senolcyc

    Senolcyc Well-Known Member

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    Coaches are nomads. They change jobs the way regular joes change the oil in their car. Bleil may have applied for 10 jobs every year for all we know. This one happened to surface. Just because he applied doesn't mean he'll get it.
     
  16. CycloneErik

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    But where do you go from North Dakota?
    It's not a marquee FCS program, and it looks like a pretty bad one overall. It doesn't seem like the career prospects are real high after that position.
     
  17. Clark

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    Do well at ND and maybe you get a higher profile FCS opportunity or MAC level job. Do well there and you'll get a shot at one of the major conference jobs.
     
  18. Stormin

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    IMO Bleil knows he needs to be looking for a new gig. I do not mind an offensive shakeup after a 3-9 season. It was not good.
     
  19. cyrocksmypants

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    A head coaching job is a head coaching job. If you're confident in your abilities you'll believe you're the one that can make it a marquee job.
     

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